A earthquake magnitude 6.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has been issued near Pondaguitan in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000iyta. Ids that are associated to the event: at00pkhbhc, pt18363000, us2000iyta. Exact location of event, longitude 126.804 East, latitude 5.9236 North, depth = 59.76 km. Global time and date of event 29/12/18 / 2018-12-29 03:39:09 / December 29, 2018 @ 3:39 am UTC/GMT. The 6.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:39:09 / 11:39 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 59.76 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 132 km (82 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 139 km (87 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 129 km (80 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 128 km (80 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 131 km (82 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop), 115 km (71 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 110 km (69 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop), 137 km (85 miles) from San Ignacio (c. 6 300 pop), 117 km (73 miles) from La Union (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lupon, San Ignacio, Mati (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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